Processor_type – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” processor_type ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: ,,, and.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “processor_type”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 static IngestProcessorException newCompoundProcessorException(Exception e; Processor processor; IngestDocument document) {
 if (e instanceof IngestProcessorException && ((IngestProcessorException) e).getHeader("processor_type") != null) {
 return (IngestProcessorException) e;
 IngestProcessorException exception = new IngestProcessorException(e);


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